Find information to assist students in conducting successful research projects.
All-purpose resources that touch on multiple aspects of the research process
- The Scientist Careers - articles from the life sciences magazine The Scientist on topics ranging from career advice to writing up and presenting research. Articles generally contain links to additional resources.
- Science Careers - tips, tools and advice from the journal Science including their popular How to series and Career Trends booklets.
- WebGURU (Web Guide for Research for Undergraduate) - information on everything from professionalism to technical advice to science communication.
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia - a collection of online tools and resources related to medical research.
- Equator Network - lots of references on conducting, writing up and presenting research
Fraser Health Authority Dept. of Evaluation & Research Services - archived presentations on various aspects of research.
- UBC Department of Family Practice - maintains an extensive list of research resources covering all aspects of the research process.
- Student BMJ - The student British Medical Journal contains articles and resources aimed at students. Access to online content is free but requires registration.
- Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) - sponsors workshops, events and speakers open to individuals interested in biotechnology and life science.
Information on study design, methodology, etc.
- Research Methods Knowledge Base - a web-based textbook that addresses topics in social research methods including: formulating research questions; sampling; measurement (surveys, scaling, qualitative, unobtrusive); research design; data analysis; and writing the research paper.
- UBC Department of Family Practice maintains an extensive list of research resources related to research methodology (survey design, QI projects, program evaluation research etc.)
- Survey Design - here are a few articles from the British Medical Journal, Student British Medical Journal (requires free login), Statistics Canada and University of Leeds. The Dept. of Family Practice link above also has a section on survey design.
- International Journal of Qualitative Methods - articles explore and discuss qualitative research methods.